I Hate My Landlord

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 133 People

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    Our landlord already knows not to come to the house if my husband isn't here. I'm likely to end up arrested for assault. There are several reasons why I can't stand the man. Okay. But he DOES take care of his properties, etc. The biggest reason at the moment why I'm having...
    lilcrozzyjc lilcrozzyjc
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 8, 2007

    Ugh!

    I've never had a good landlord...ever. They're all slumlords. I figured the one I had now would be different, but not by a long shot.
    BlankPage123456787 BlankPage123456787
    70+, F
    1 Response Dec 23, 2011

    Don't Move To Parkdale In Toronto

    So I am a lower income person. My disability cheque washed me up on the shores of the Parkdale neighbourhood in Toronto. There's cheaper rent there on account of all the frikken crackheads and their dealers, bugs and the slumlords that thrive there. ANYWAYS. I found what was...
    palepinkchick palepinkchick
    31-35, F
    Feb 6, 2011

    Such a Douche!

    My landlord has been a douche since before I even moved in.  My friend and I came and looked at my apartment, and he acted really weird and cold to us even then.  While I didn't like him, I loved the place, and it was perfect for my roommate and I, and super close...
    bripeace bripeace
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Sep 16, 2009

    Cheapskate Landlord

    For a while, my boyfriend and I lived in a college town where, naturally, all of the rental houses are run-down slums from the 1910s-30s. I was curious about the actual value of the home we were living in and it was $30,000! A helpful online estimator shows that a mortgage...
    fluffysellscars fluffysellscars
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 26, 2010

    Codependent Landlord

    I guess I don't hate my landlord all the time but sometimes I do. Like today, I've been sick for a couple of days and haven't gotten out of bed so she comes and sprays my window with a hose. I checked and the places where she sprayed don't even have plants. She's always doing...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jan 9, 2011

    Freakin Landlord

    every time I see my landlord, i try to evade or close my door and shut the blinds. I rent this place perhaps in a lower price most people would pay for a place like this, but this landlord which I'll call "X" rented it to me because that's the price X wanted to. I never said give...
    mcaligirl mcaligirl
    26-30, F
    Sep 14, 2012

    Domonick Clemente

    Total slum lord this guy charged for a guide dog gave us crap about home hemo dialysis. the apartment is on the 3rd floor with no sprinklers and no back door. didnt know untill we lived there 4 years it is not legal. hes just and italian pig out for a $.
    Jan 22, 2013

    I Just Hate The Stupid Idiots

    I live in Southern California and I got the worst managers. They have a two car garage but they take a up a place in the parking lot which has limited amount of spaces ( Rest of the tenants here have a one car garage so it's either the garage or the parking lot and a street where...
    JackLo JackLo
    18-21, M
    Jun 1, 2012

    Rent is due and the LL owes me a bunch of money.

    Before he gets a cent I am deducting it. Can you believe he was demanding rent 4 days ago? He wanted it 5 days early IN CASH! His kid is a thief and will steal cash the first opportunity he can. I refuse to give him a penny in cash, I pay my rent with a money order or a cashiers...
    thebooboo thebooboo
    26-30, F
    Jun 30, 2015

    He Is So Creepy!

    I was passing by the cluster of mailboxes yesterday when I witnessed my landlord digging in everyone's mailboxes. I even saw him dig in mine. I don't know if he actually opened anyone's mail. Is he allowed to dig in his tenants mailboxes? And why was he doing it? He had this...
    HurricaneLeia HurricaneLeia
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 15, 2009

    Ok, so first off in almost every way my

    landlord is a very nice person and there is really no reason for me to dislike her. But that's exactly why I hate her, she is always so flippin nice about every darn thing. I just can not stand overly nice sugar coated people. She just rubs me the wrong way because I just keep...
    lalalisaperez lalalisaperez
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Apr 7, 2015

    My ll wont give me the money I rightfully

    earned, I want it now!! I swear to God I am going to go up there and take what he owes me from his pocket!!! With force!!
    thebooboo thebooboo
    26-30, F
    Jun 18, 2015

    Nosy, Clueless Landlady Who Breaks Into My Room And Gropes Me

    About two months ago, I rented a bedroom from a woman who's leased a three-bedroom apartment. Let me start by saying that I'm sure my landlady is a perfectly decent human being who means well. That said... She is driving me nuts. My laundry list of complaints about her: 1...
    1 Response Jan 13, 2013

    I hate my landlords who keep me up all night

    with bright lights-shining in my tiny little overpriced studio-how many times can you ask - it is depressing that people are so self-centered, thoughtless and entitled. I get up at 5:30am for work-tomorrow will be a difficult day. Time to move I have put up with their crap for...
    katara144 katara144
    36-40, F
    Nov 30, 2015

    I've officially had the worse living experience

    ever. This happened a while ago, and I now live somewhere "normal" but I will never forget those horrible years after my brother and I moved into a small apartment complex, by a pretty forest area. I have lived in apartments all my life so I was pretty comfortable and confident...
    WinterForest WinterForest
    26-30, F
    Oct 9, 2015

    I found an online ad with excellent,

    cheerful pictures in the summer of 2013. I went to see the house, and thankfully it matched up with its ad. The landlord at the time seemed ok. The only "red flags" I saw and chose to ignore (I see them clearly in retrospect) were that a) the house's floor/carpets were filthy...
    Blueberrypen Blueberrypen
    31-35, F
    Apr 6, 2015

    I Don't Have a Landlord I Have a Slumlord

    My landlord is the worst landlord I have ever had. I wake up at least once a week to no hot water. He says that the pilot light keeps going out on the furnace. Instead of replacing it he just keeps re-lighting the pilot light. If I complain he threatens eviction. I do not have a...
    armyofone armyofone
    41-45
    2 Responses Jul 13, 2009

    Actually it's his kid I hate,

    he has a 16 year old daughter, she was arrested for drug possession, and threatening to kill someone. She is rich so as a rich spoiled brat she got off with 8 hours of jail time in juvie and drug counselling. Today she has to **** test, and she is gonna fail! She asked me to...
    thebooboo thebooboo
    26-30, F
    Jun 24, 2015

    I Hope My Landlord Goes to Prison

      October 30Th 2008 I went into landlord hell. I have been renting this house with my 6yr old little boy for a year. I just found out that my landlord is in foreclosure, and that means nothing good for me and my son. I am renting in a 2 family townhouse; the people...
    bluewidow bluewidow
    46-50
    2 Responses Nov 10, 2008

    Leave Me Alone!

    I was living in a small 1 bedroom apartment for a long time and it was awful but at least the landlord left me alone.  Then a year ago i had a son and me and my husband decided that we should rent a house to give us more room.  Well I fell in love with the house and the...
    lillypad lillypad
    26-30
    2 Responses Aug 16, 2008

    I Never SEE Him

    I never lived in an apartment until three years ago this spring. When I moved in, the man who bought my house [family friend through the hardware store] was the father of the group. He asked me if I had anything needed fixing, and he made a few repairs. A few months later, the...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine
    61-65, F
    Jun 6, 2013

    Why Are They Such Jerks??

    I can't stand the person that I have to call the landlord. He thinks that he's some sort of messiah or something for which I have to thank for renting me a room. In reality, all he seems to do is leave a huge mess where I have to clean. He touches all my stuff, yet whines and...
    glad42 glad42
    22-25
    Aug 4, 2012

    She is a 74 years old Bltch,

    who rents from me the highest money among all the people living on rent. She had provided all of them kitchens. and rents around 1500 from each, but from me takes 2000 per month. I have asked her so many times to open the Kitchen, but she always make excuses that she will open...
    lslav2 lslav2
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jun 14, 2015

    I rented a room from a lady

    who had an issue with my using any of the common area ever. she tried to limit how I could use the shower and kitchen, the implication being that my behavior was "unpredictable", and she didn't want me to embarrass her in front of her guests. I thought she was a tool, but I...
    stphnmclrn46 stphnmclrn46
    22-25
    1 Response Apr 14, 2014

    She Is a Snotty ***** Who Thinks She Can Talk to Me Like a Child...

    ....as if I needed another mother...I have two...three if you count the ***** my father-in-law has for a girlfriend (whose about 5 minutes older than I am and thinks she is sooo much older and wiser)...but that's another story.... I hate this lady....ok, I've come to accept that...
    SerenitySeeker SerenitySeeker
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jun 30, 2008

    Never Rent A Room!!!!

    Landlady seemed kind of normal when I did the walk through and was all about talking about healthy and hypo-allergenic products she uses in her house. She had an air filter in every room which I thought was great because I have allergies. After agreeing to stay there because I...
    MickeyJune MickeyJune
    22-25
    May 28, 2012

    I Had An Accidental Hous Fire At My Old Landlord's House, Wants To Sue Me Dry

    I am very depressed, 7 years ago I rented from a landlord for 2 years. One day I had an accidental house fire in his home, and he is trying to sue me dry My husband lost his job, I have two kids, and this landlord wants to sue me for 25,000.00 + 8%  interest.
    heidiblu heidiblu
    46-50
    1 Response May 5, 2012

    Lurker

    he lives upstairs and he and his boyfriend follow us around the house and it seems like he's constantly listening and trying to figure out what we're doing... my boyfriend and I don't even have sex because it's just creepy that he or his boyfriend are probably listening. T -6...
    arenaissancewoman arenaissancewoman
    31-35, F
    Jan 31, 2013

    I Had A Crazy Lying Landlady...

    When i was about 18 i rented an apartment with my partner and child. Everything seemed fine for a few wks but then the neighbour started calling the land lady and making up bullshit lies, things like we were keeping him awake at all hrs of the night with loud music, partying and...
    beyondoverit beyondoverit
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 21, 2009

    My husband just texted me telling me

    that the LLs wife is bitching and screaming about doing a spot check on my apt First of all that is against my rights as a tenant, they can not come to my apt with zero notice and walk in without MY permission. I swear in all my years of renting I have never encountered a...
    thebooboo thebooboo
    26-30, F
    Jun 18, 2015

    My Landlord Is A Freakin Weirdo!

    Ok my land lord is not normal.  I rent out the basement in his house and he also rents the other 2 bedrooms upstairs. I have everything I need down here so there is no reason for him to come down and bother me but he does all the time (like he's snooping around). At first he...
    KaylaJoy28 KaylaJoy28
    31-35
    1 Response Jun 25, 2010

    I Want My Deposit Back!

    It's been nearly 2 months since I left that awful flat and yet I still haven't got my deposit back. He gave me 2 codes to get it out of the deposit protection scheme's website and they didn't work. When I tried to ring him or email him he ignored it so after a week ...
    Kitty1988 Kitty1988
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 11, 2010

    Don't Rent From Topsite Multifamily

    Any apartment that is run by "Topsite multifamily" is a not a place you should rent from. If you do you will be subjected to their poor and rude management that that have no regard for tenants privacy. I work on third shift, and the work crew doing the renovating here have come...
    hekatemoon hekatemoon
    22-25, F
    May 24, 2011

    Breathing Bug Spray.

    After reading some of the storys in this group I just had to leave one of my own. About 10 years ago I was renting a one room shotgun shack from this guy named Donald, A stupid little troll of a man that stood about 4 and a half feet tall. The shack was in the back yard of his...
    sinbad7277 sinbad7277
    36-40, M
    1 Response Sep 30, 2011

    My fiancé and I are in a town outside of Boston

    so we have had a ton of snow recently. I'm outside at 5 am shoveling snow behind his car so he can get to work and our land "lady" is shouting outside the window
    ChristineMarina ChristineMarina
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 3, 2015

    What's Wrong With These Landlords?

    Apparently some landlords will do anything to make a profit, including ignoring legal precedent and operating on the mentality of, "I'm going to do this until you sue me and force me to stop." Which is unfortunately exactly the situation I'm in with Sonoma Resort at Saddle Rock...
    Tsengril Tsengril
    22-25
    4 Responses Apr 25, 2012

    I Also Hate My Landlord!

    I also hate my landlord. I also do not like his family. The apartment complex I live in has changed owners several times in the 6 years I have lived here. About 4 years ago, the current manager/landlord took over in the office. Immediately after he got the job, he moved in his...
    angel41465 angel41465
    26-30
    1 Response Jun 18, 2010

    I Hate My Landlady

    I hate my landlady, she is the most controlling, nitpicking, interfering, noisy, clumsy, hateful person and worst of all, she is moving into our house!! OMG! I can't bear the fact of her moving in with us.  Fortunately I am leaving in a while, I may have to go sooner as I can't...
    vjw666 vjw666
    31-35
    2 Responses Jun 10, 2011

    I have moved since the landlord boilover

    because of the phone at the old apartment. Landlord #2, let's call her Monica. She is unstable as hell. One day she will be as nice as heck, then the next day, she will be screaming at me about some stupid thing. Like, I meant to clean something, and she gets all screaming about...
    jmintuck jmintuck
    41-45
    Jan 1, 2014

    My Landlord Is An A-hole!

    I have possibly the worst landlord in Ottawa, Ontario! Will call him "John" - real name? maybe.... maybe not.  Anyways this guy sees nothing wrong with the chain smoking drunk downstairs who plays his 80s garbage rock music because he can't afford cable or go...
    FedUpWithAhole FedUpWithAhole
    36-40, F
    7 Responses Dec 15, 2009

    I Had Enough.. So I Told Her Where To Shove It

    Ive been living at my building for about 5 yrs, recently this one manager/landlord has been just on my case about everyhting. She is the type of person who hates their job and hates talking to people. You can ask her anything and she gives you the rudest replies...
    At8once At8once
    22-25, M
    Dec 11, 2009

    Subhuman Orc Woman

    How do you own a building for X amount of years and not know / tell everyone in the building that allowing the doors to slam will shake the entire foundation and vibrate like the death-march of luciferian steeds? Providing miniature heart attacks to poor little puppies shocking...
    GSOS GSOS
    70+
    Jul 1, 2012

    They wouldn't fix my thermostat

    that did not work the 15 months I lived there it was 81+ every day. Usually 85! :( it felt like a sauna almost. Even in the winter of Northeast, Ohio!
    2j2g 2j2g
    56-60, M
    1 Response Feb 16, 2014

    Missing Cat?

    My landlord threatened to kill my cat a few weeks ago and now my cat is missing. I haven't seen her in 2 weeks. It's not like her to run off. I hope he didn't do anything to harm my cat, of course I wouldn't put anything past that psycho bastard.
    HurricaneLeia HurricaneLeia
    26-30, F
    3 Responses May 8, 2009

    With Two Cats In The Yard....

    "No pets". That's what my brother was told when he wanted to move into an apartment in my building and mentioned his pair of parakeets and small dog (Chihuahua size). If that's so,why can the first floor have two cats? I saw them for the second time this morning when I took the...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine
    61-65, F
    Jul 8, 2013

    I Think My Landlord Is Targeting Only My Family!

    I really think my landlord is targeting only my family! I live in a mobile home park, I pay my rent on time every month, I dont cause any problems you know the normal trying to be a good tenant thing. Well it wasnt to bad when I first moved in there wasnt a ton of rules but as...
    gypsygirl101 gypsygirl101
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 1, 2009

    My Landlord Is A Hat On A Rear End!

    I got him good today, and hopefully today will cure him! Backstory: He used m CELL PHONE, the ONLY phone I use at home, I quit the landline. I just don't like to lend my  cell as he local telco mobility set data charges for use of it. I only have some minutes for days and...
    jmintuck jmintuck
    41-45
    1 Response Jun 21, 2012

    I have , well , we,as are 4 people living .

    .LEASING his property are very upset , harassed , and shocked at our landlord's behavior. He not only shows up regularly at our hones , without ANNOUNCEMENT..WARNING.. he goes through our trash weekly much like a detective would. He is perverted in a way as if he gets off...
    babycrawdad babycrawdad
    41-45, F
    Nov 10, 2014

    My Landlord Is MEAN And Cruel

    I am overly sensitive because I'm disabled and chronically ill. However, no one likes my landlord/building manager. She is mean to everyone. She's cruel. She treats everyone as though every word you say is a lie. In turn, she is the only liar around. She was so mean to me...
    SadDrama SadDrama
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Jul 4, 2013

    Revenge

    I cannot move right now because my credit is very bad from a divorce and foreclosure. I am 4 years into bad credit and have to wait 3 more years before it is struck from my credit report. I hate my landlady. Hate her. I rent a cottage where her father used to live. She build...
    kmackenz kmackenz
    31-35
    3 Responses Dec 4, 2012

    My landlord is a class "A" tool.

    Most of the tenants can't stand this guy and many move out within the first few months of moving in. He talks to everyone like he's some kind of abusive father who can't be pleased. I'm at the point where, every time he raises his voice, I just start yelling at him so he can...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 18, 2015

    Disgusting Creep Who Goes Through My Garbage

    Let me just start by saying, he's probably the grossest human being who's ever walked the planet. He hordes things he finds going through peoples garbages. have you ever see "Extreme Cheapskates" on TLC? you know, those people who reuse paper towels and never buy new underwear...
    marissa1111 marissa1111
    26-30, F
    Jun 13, 2013
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